People are Central: Universal Human Rights and the European Left

Friedrich Schorlemmer

Speech held at the opening of Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Brussels Office in December 2008

From the text:

I am very happy to be here on this memorable day, and to be able to speak here sixty years after the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. I would like to speak about universal human rights and the European left. In so doing, it is necessary that we remember the past, and define the point of understanding that we as left democrats have now reached. I would like to dedicate my remarks to Anna Politkovskaya and all those people who have taken risks, including that of their own lives, for the freedom of expression …

See also:

>> Website of conference